- Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. ~ Plato
- "Our grandfathers were soldiers, so our fathers could be farmers, so we could be artists." ~ John Adams
- The election of Obama was one more triumph of illusion over substance. It was a skillful manipulation and betrayal of the public by a corporate power elite. We mistook style and ethnicity – an advertising tactic pioneered by Calvin Klein and Benetton – for progressive politics and genuine change.
- "One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics…" Plato 620*450
- “I have no family to take care of. I have no child to inherit my properties. You, the people, are my only family, and to make you happy is the reason I do politics.” – Park Geun Hye, Newly elected and first female president of South Korea